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, dist inguished members of the legislature, honorable justices of the nevada supreme court, a constitutional officers, a senator heller and honored guests and my fellow nevada is. for nearly 150 ears governors before me have stood in front of this body and deliver the state of the state address. the personal delivery of biennial messages they honored tradition. i am proud to be here tonight to continue this tradition along with my wife, the first lady, kathleen, and my three children. thank you for your love and support. [applause] i want to take a moment and pause to remember to extraordinary nevadans both i had the honor to serve west first, a gene to and tired -- devoted her entire life as a mother, a schoolteacher and state legislator. her son is with us tonight to. tick, nevada will not soon forget your mother or her service. [applause] and our friend senator -- who's served with honor and distinction for over four decades. his legacy is a stirring reminder for those in public service, there are no barriers to what can be accomplished if we summon the will to work toge
in nevada dialing up a fellow, and i was not sure i would pronounce his name right, and who am i, a white guy from wyoming, trying to convince this fellow to vote for romney, when obama had people in their neighborhood having dinners and barbecues telling him for the last four years for president obama to keep offices open and with paid people, paid staff for the last four years was brilliant. the republicans have an idea, wow, jeez, and election coming up. how much do you hear on the airways of promoting senators? nothing. it's once said democrats that it's a blood sport, and for republicans it's a hobby. that's why the democrats run the government and the republicans run the museums. [laughter] >> michael? >> rick santorum in the primaries and after the election criticized romney for not even a governing vision, and also for maybe not being somebody who could understand the common person. that was his pitch in the primary and criticism of romney after romney lost. i'm wondering what your perspective is on the republican party's vision in the republican party's image and for of a pr prob
vehicles, google and other companies now are suggesting that california florida and nevada have are to pass legislation on autonomous vehicles. they are ahead of us. we are the automotive capital of the world. we should be stepping up and making sure that we are on the forefront and i encourage that legislation. [applause] i'm now going to talk about something about schools and kids. you can put it under jobs or people. the point is having a great career and being successful. to give you an illustration there, one of the things we have is the other situation where we are not getting enough performance out of our educational system. only 20% of kids are college ready and that is unacceptable. over 60% of our kids have to take a remedial class when they go to community college and that is absolutely unacceptable. the toughest that we have is to simply failing schools. about two years ago we came up with the concept of saying, why don't we come up with a innovative format to deal with failing schools that can be a forum and a place to talk about innovation and education and show student growth
medicaid program, our tax dollars will be used to help patients in states like arizona, nevada and north dakota, states have republican governors are leading the effort to expand medicaid. let me make that point abundantly clear. if we fail to act, montana taxpayer dollars will be used to provide health care to citizens thousands of miles away while they rates look to you to go up year after year. it's time we set politics aside on this issue. politics won't treat diabetes. extremism doesn't create jobs and intransigence will provide health care for those who can't afford it. [applause] [cheers and applause] under access help montana it's also doing other things. i also propose 25% the number of seats in the winter program which allow montana students to attend medical school with other students in the northwest. the programs been extremely successful in encouraging our montanans to come back to our cities and towns and rural communities and open up the practice. there hasn't been an increase in the number of slot for the program in over two decades. for that and other reasons, tonight i
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